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GAMING: Harnessing the cloud

GAMING: Harnessing the cloud | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Guides to game development tools and technology
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Leading experts tell Develop there’s a lot more potential in the technology than current titles might suggest

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Virtual Reality: The Future Of Cloud Gaming Is Almost Upon Us

Virtual Reality: The Future Of Cloud Gaming Is Almost Upon Us | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality - So which technology do we look to, which will allow us this needed increase in reactive response? Two words: virtual reality.
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Given that true virtual reality hardware is pretty much non-existent at this point, current games are extremely limited.

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, April 5, 9:09 PM

How can we adapt "cloud gamiing" to business? Can we use the cloud to store WHO and WHERE information to "match the hatch" of where you are and what you are doing and then make a game out of all of it? 

Justin Perkins's curator insight, June 17, 5:18 AM

VR is coming, prepare yourselves... FOR THE FUTURE.

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Cloud computing on Xbox One, PS4 to offer real massive worlds

Cloud computing on Xbox One, PS4 to offer real massive worlds | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
What are the prospects of Cloud computing on Xbox One and PS4?
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Gaming's migration into the cloud will benefit the entire industry.

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How Games and Big Data Can Help in Fraud Detection | SiliconANGLE

How Games and Big Data Can Help in Fraud Detection | SiliconANGLE | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
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Online gaming has benefited enormously from increased bandwidth as well as Big Data. The quality of the gameplay has improved so much it is easy to imagine that this is where the industry will go.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Rise of Cloud Gaming | The Cloud Infographic

INFOGRAPHIC: The Rise of Cloud Gaming | The Cloud Infographic | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Interested in a history of cloud gaming? Big Fish Games released this interesting infographic - check it out!
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Matmi's curator insight, January 25, 2013 6:44 AM

 A really funky infograpgic on cloud gaming - cloud gaming growing more and more everyday and Matmi are staying at forefront of this. - HK

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INFOGRAPHIC: The great tech divide: Is the internet just for men? | PC Site

INFOGRAPHIC: The great tech divide: Is the internet just for men? | PC Site | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Who uses computers more men or women? Here's our infographic showing each genders general technology usage.
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Gaming: Zynga's play platform a big test for its cloud computing prowess

Gaming: Zynga's play platform a big test for its cloud computing prowess | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Zynga has transitioned from Amazon Web Services to its own Citrix-enabled Z-Cloud. That Z-Cloud will be tested as Zynga.com becomes a destination.
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IGT announces new technology service for slot machine content

IGT announces new technology service for slot machine content | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Slot machine giant International Game Technology said this morning it was developing the IGT Cloud, an information technology service that would deliver gaming machine content to casinos through a...
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Gaming Fervor Accelerates Development and Challenges Software Testing

Gaming Fervor Accelerates Development and Challenges Software Testing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
How will the gaming fervor impact software testing for mobile apps?
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With mobile growth expected to drive the gaming market on a global scale, forecasters are predicting $86.1 billion market by 2016, fortifying job security for app developers and testers with mountains of work ahead.

 

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Top 5 latest trends in cloud computing | ITProPortal.com

Top 5 latest trends in cloud computing | ITProPortal.com | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Former software engineer Gil Allouche sheds light on some of the biggest changes going on in the world of cloud, from trust issues to gamification to...
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Gamification is gaining a lot of popularity and might become a huge market.

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Umbra Dev: Cloud Computing on Xbox One and PS4 “Makes Very Dynamic and Massive Worlds a Reality”

Umbra Dev: Cloud Computing on Xbox One and PS4 “Makes Very Dynamic and Massive Worlds a Reality” | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
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Games in the cloud are the future but rather amazing is that there are already some pretty good ones there.

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Engage users through social leader boards

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Mobile games have become an integral part of the industry landscape over the last few years.
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NVIDIA details the Grid, a card built for powering cloud computing

NVIDIA details the Grid, a card built for powering cloud computing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
NVIDIA\'s CES 2013 press conference is still ongoing, but the chipmaker is already unveiling something we\'ve only seen teased before: the NVIDIA Grid, a
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NVIDIA virtualizes the GPU for streamed desktops and cloud gaming | Ars Technica

NVIDIA virtualizes the GPU for streamed desktops and cloud gaming | Ars Technica | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

NVIDIA has tripled the performance-per-watt of its HPC-focused graphics processors and made them capable of running many more workloads simultaneously. NVIDIA also claims to have developed the "world's first virtualized GPU" with a virtualization layer that integrates with commercial hypervisors to build a virtual desktop platform similar to the ones businesses already use today. The difference, according to NVIDIA and its partner Citrix, is that GPU-based desktops can be streamed from data centers to devices faster and with much better quality.

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Zynga CEO Pincus sees shift to free gaming

Zynga CEO Pincus sees shift to free gaming | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
After two years of investing in studios and technologies, Zynga has an aggressive plan for product launches.
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